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  • Dedoose

    Dedoose is a Rich Internet Application (RIA), and runs on any computer that has a web-browser.  There is no software to download.

  • C-I-SAID

     C-I-SAID (Code-A-Text Integrated System for the Analysis of Interviews and Dialogues) is "a very powerful system for studying documents which integrates qualitative and quantitative methods. The source documents can be text or questionnaires, audio or video."  C-I-SAID licenses cost $99.

  • Transana

    Transana is software for professional researchers who want to analyze digital video or audio data. Transana lets you analyze and manage your data in very sophisticated ways. Transcribe it, identify analytically interesting clips, assign keywords to clips, arrange and rearrange clips, create complex collections of interrelated clips, explore relationships between applied keywords, and share your analysis with colleagues. The result is a new way to focus on your data, and a new way to manage large collections of video and audio files and clips.

  • TAMS Analyzer

    TAMS stands for Text Analysis Markup System. It is a convention for identifying themes in texts (web pages, interviews, field notes). It was designed for use in ethnographic and discourse research.

    TAMS Analyzer is a program that works with TAMS to let you assign ethnographic codes to passages of a text just by selecting the relevant text and double clicking the name of the code on a list. It then allows you to extract, analyze, and save coded information. TAMS Analyzer is open source; it is released under GPL v2. The Macintosh version of the program also includes full support for...

  • MacSHAPA

    MacSHAPA is a Macintosh-based software tool for performing video analysis and for applying a range of sequential data analysis techniques to the results. It is distributed free of charge to interested researchers.  MacSHAPA is no longer directly supported. However, some questions can be answered by members of the original development team. Contact psanderson@itee.uq.edu.au in the first instance.

  • SFM2WEB

    SFM2Web is a Python3 program that converts materials encoded using SIL's Standard Format Marker format (see a very brief description here) into web pages. The program can convert a lexicon, interlinear texts, Bible books, a multilanguage phrasebook, and language lessons, etc. into xHTML pages with formatting determined by cascading stylesheets (CSS).

    These web pages may then be copied to a web server for publication to the Internet or to an intranet. But these aren't the only uses...

  • FieldWorks Data Notebook

    In the FieldWorks suite of applications, Data Notebook was the first major product released, and it's probably the most polished. DN and FLEx have a similar look and feel, but DN is simpler (fewer "moving parts").

    As you experience various cultural events, you may want to jot down some notes on paper, but even so you should type up the event as soon as possible so that when you or someone else reads it much later, it will make sense. You should probably also mark the event write-up in DN with metadata and all relevant OCM codes before considering the write-up to be complete.

  • GAFAWS Position Analyzer

    The GAFAWS Position Analyzer uses the algorithms documented in Joseph Grime's Paradigm book.  It can take a list of words broken into their affixes and produce an affix position chart.  The input can be a text file, from FieldWorks (version 6.0 or version 7.0), or an AMPLE ANA output file.

  • Scribus - Open Source Desktop Publishing

    Scribus is an Open Source program that brings award-winning professional page layout to Linux/UNIX, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4/eComStation and Windows desktops with a combination of "press-ready" output and new approaches to page layout. Underneath the modern and user friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK color, separations, Spot Colors, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation.

  • Random Sound Inventory

    Random Sound Inventory is a program that generates consonant and vowel sound inventories consisting, respectively, of random sets of IPA symbols. It also generates sets of hypothetical words that consist of random sequences of these symbols, with no constraints on their combinatory possibilities. It is intended as a teaching device to introduce the subject matter of phonology by illustrating how real language sound systems differ from simple collections of sounds with unrestricted patterning. For comparison purposes, the program can display phonemic inventories from four...